Import Export Code required in the business of export or import of goods and services in India.
IE Code issued by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Government of India.
IE Code is no more one-time process. Import Export Code requires annual renewal.
IE Code neither requires any kind of returns filling nor any further procedural compliances.
IE Code requires to quote with customs authorities/banks for importing & exporting goods and making or receiving payment to/from international vendors.
Authorized dealer code required for customs clearance while exporting goods outside India. It can be obtained from the bank.
Import Export Code, which is commonly abbreviated as IEC is the first registration required for the business entities who are dealing in Importing or exporting of goods and services from India. IEC is issued by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT). It is a passport for import and export business. Find out more
Upload the required documents & information to our web portal
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Our professional will prepare the application in prescribed format for IE Code.
Attach applicant’s digital signature & file online application before DGFT.
DGFT officials will verify & process the application within a week.
After successful verification provides Import Export Code certificate over the email.
Pre Printed Cancel Cheque
Certificate from Bank
ICEGATE is an online portal of Central Board of Excise and Customs [CBEC] which facilitates import export-related services to the trade and cargo carriers and other users of Customs Department.
ICE GATE Verification ensures that a business entity's IEC Code registration is duly updated in government custom records.
With ICE GATE verification, Exporter/ Importer never face any kind of hitch doing import and export of goods and services due to non-availability of data in government custom authority records.
IEC holder has to ensure that details in its IEC is updated electronically every year, during April-June period.
In June, India’s exports were anticipated to be $49.85 billion. In other words, up roughly 32% year on year and 17.17 percent higher than pre-COVID levels in June 2019. Merchandise exports increased 48.3% to $32.5 billion in June, about 30% more than the same month last year, while services exports were estimated at $17.35 billion, 9.1% higher than a year earlier and roughly 1% lower than pre-COVID levels.
Know in detail: India’s exports increase by 32% in June 2021July 22, 2021
DGFT extends the deadline for updating of IEC on an Annual Basis as many registrants were missing the deadline. As we know, the second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic hit India very hard. Most of India was under lockdown. Businesses face many difficulties to update IEC. Know more about DGFT Extends Deadline for IEC RenewalJuly 07, 2021
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